Retrevo Press Releases

Retrevo Granted eCommerce Patent for Product Graph Technology

Sunnyvale, CA - Aug 24, 2011 - Consumer electronics shopping site Retrevo.com today announced it has been granted an ecommerce patent for the underlying technology powering the Retrevo Product Graph.

The Retrevo Product Graph is a dynamic, comprehensive global map that understands products, their correlation to other products, accessories, apps, content, and a myriad of other variables relevant to presenting an accurate view of virtually any product online at any point in time.  read more »


Retrevo Celebrates 10 Millionth Free Gadget Manual

(Sunnyvale, CA) - Jul 28, 2011 - Consumer electronics shopping and review site, Retrevo.com announced today that it has served the 10,000,000th gadget manual from its site.

Retrevo offers one of the largest “gadget manual” libraries on the web and its services are free, allowing people to find, download, and even store manuals for HDTVs, cameras, printers, cell phones, clock radios, microwaves and more.  read more »


Fry’s Electronics Merchandizing Director Joins Retrevo.com

Sunnyvale, Calif. - June 14, 2011 - Former Fry’s Electronics Director of Merchandising and Operations, Rayman Cheng has joined Retrevo.com as the company’s first Chief Merchant for the consumer electronics shopping site.  read more »


U.S. Federal Chief Technology Officer Pays Surprise Visit to Silicon Valley

Winning The Hearts And Minds of Influential Silicon Valley Startups

- Retrevo, Micello, LeanTaas, Nor1 -


Sunnyvale, Calif. - January, 12, 2011 – In a rare, private meeting with select Silicon Valley Startups at the Sunnyvale Plug and Play Technology Center on Saturday, Federal Chief Technology Officer of the United States (CTO) Aneesh Chopra met with select flagship startups and CEOs to discuss ways of promoting the entrepreneurial spirit in practical ways, across the United States. Chopra met with Vipin Jain of Retrevo.com, Ankit Agarwal of Micello, Mohan Giridharadas of Lean Taas, and Art Norins of Nor1.  read more »


Retrevo Launches User-Friendly Gadget Accessory Marketplace

Guaranteed Compatibility for iPhone, BlackBerry and Droid Cases,
Chargers, and More Using Artificial Intelligence Technology


SUNNYVALE, Calif. – December, 1, 2010 – Consumer electronics shopping and review site Retrevo.com today announces a new Accessory Marketplace that helps online
shoppers easily find compatible, fashionable, affordable accessories for their cell phones, cameras, camcorders, MP3 players and more.  read more »


Retrevo Partners With Microsoft for Windows Phone 7 App

Consumer Electronics Shopping & Reviews for Windows Phone 7 Platform

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – October 11, 2010 – Microsoft ‘BizSpark One’ partner, Retrevo.com announces new Windows Phone 7 mobile app, (RetrevoQ) for consumer electronics shoppers, providing reviews, price comparison, and online purchasing options.  read more »


2010 Retrevo Gadget Census Announced

SUNNYVALE, Ca. – March 31, 2010 – The first ever Gadget Census, a nationwide survey to identify trends and statistics about gadget ownership in the U.S. and elsewhere, was announced today by Retrevo, the consumer electronics shopping and review site.  read more »


Retrevo Introduces Twitter and SMS Based In-Store Gadget Advice for Shoppers

Automated Consumer-Electronics Shopping Advisor Gives Real-Time Recommendations and Pricing

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – December 2, 2009 – Retrevo, the consumer electronics shopping and review site, introduces RetrevoQ, an automated in-store shopping advisor designed to help gadget shoppers make smart, confident decisions about what to buy, when to buy and where to buy.

RetrevoQ is a mobile shopping advisor that sends instant product-specific advice to a shopper’s cell phone via SMS text messages or Twitter. Shoppers send a text message (SMS) or Tweet to Retrevo’s service with the make and model of the gadget they’re considering.  read more »


Strong Holiday Season for e-Readers, Predicts Retrevo Study

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – October 5, 2009 – e-Readers are positioned to be a hot-selling gadget this holiday season. A recent Gadgetology Study commissioned by Retrevo.com asked a large online sample of individuals if they were planning on buying an e-Reader this year. The response indicated 1 in 5 intended to purchase an e-Reader before the end of 2009.  read more »